Former Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has boasted that he has the strongest construction within the state.
He accused Governor Hope Uzodinma of unleashing a whole lot of thugs in opposition to him on Sunday.
Okorocha and his associates have been arrested after he supervised the unsealing of Royal Spring Palm Property, Owerri.
The property locked by the state authorities was linked to his spouse, Nkechi.
Okorocha’s spokesman, Sam Onwuemeodo, alleged that Uzodinma’s Particular Adviser on Particular Duties, Chinasa Nwanari, led an assault on his boss.
His assertion accused the aide of storming the property and destroying autos within the former governor’s convoy.
Onwuemeodo famous that policemen and “greater than 1000 armed” thugs led by Nwaneri attacked the Senator representing Imo West District.
Onwuemeodo insisted that Okorocha was with solely his private aides.
“We’re nonetheless watching occasions as they unfold. Okorocha has the strongest political construction within the state and teaming followers. If he had anticipated the assault, he wouldn’t have moved along with his private aides alone.
“Okorocha has by no means been a violent man. This deliberate assault however unprovoked and unwarranted has opened a brand new, however ugly chapter within the politics of the State. We will react absolutely to the scenario,” the assertion learn.